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Trauma and Orthopaedics

Trauma and Orthopaedics

The Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics is an extremely busy unit with 13 consultants specialising in all areas of the body, including hip, knee, foot, ankle, shoulder, elbow, hand and wrist.

Patients are either seen as emergencies, through Accident & Emergency, or they are seen in a
Fracture or Orthopaedic clinic. All operations are carried out in our dedicated operating suite, Manfield Theatres, which has four fully-equipped laminar flow theatres (laminar flow is a special air flow used to reduce the risk of infection).

The department has a very low rate of MRSA infection and all patients coming through the department are routinely screened for MRSA (swabs taken from nose and groin).

Wards

Abington Ward - for patients with a fractured neck of femur (broken hip)

Althorp Ward - for patients who have a planned (elective) surgery 

Cedar Ward - for patients who are admitted with a trauma

Manfield Day Surgery Unit (MDSU) - day case surgery

Clinics

All patients are seen in the Fracture and Orthopaedic clinic

About the team

Directorate Manager – Mr Lyndsay Woodbridge
Clinical Director – Mr Gregor Kerr (Orthopaedic Consultant)
Modern Matron - Debbie Emery
Oupatient Clinic Sister – Debs Norman
Head of Outpatient Bookings/Choose and Book - Chloe Shubrook

Consultants:

Mr Gregor Kerr (Shoulder/Elbow/Hand & Wrist and Clinical Director)
Mr Jason Auld (Hip & Knee)
Mr Jon Campion (Hip & Knee)
Mr Edward Crawfurd (Hip & Knee)
Mr David Gidden (Shoulder/Elbow/Hand & Wrist)
Mr Alistair Jepson (Shoulder/Elbow/Hand & Wrist)
Mr Anish Kadakia (Shoulder & Elbow)
Mr Gary Mundy (Hip/Knee and Clinical lead for Sarcoma)
Miss Kom Muthusamy (Foot/Ankle & Paediatrics)
Mr Pierre Nasr (Hip & Knee)
Mr Rajan Natarajan (Foot/Ankle & Paediatrics)
Mr Julian Northover (Foot/Ankle)
Mr David Stock (Hip & Knee)

*we do not provide any Spinal Surgical services - these are provided by visiting surgeons from University of Leicester Hopsitals

Our Surgical Care Practitioners are:

Mr John Chadwick (Foot & Ankle)
Ms Lyn Luxton (Upper Limb)
Mr Shyju Parakambalath (Hip & Knee)
Ms Bill Robertson-Smith (Hip & Knee)

The team includes also a number of:

ST (Specialty Training) doctors inc five Registrars from the East Midlands (Leicester) rotation
CT (Core Training) doctors
FY2 (Final Year) doctors

Outcome data

For each consultant surgeon listed, you will find information about their practice including how many hip, knee, ankle, elbow or shoulder procedures they have carried out since 2011.

NJR Surgeon and Hospital Profile

Other information

You can find out more about the Trauma and Orthopaedics directorate by clicking on the appropriate links in the left hand menu or use the links below.

The Trauma and Orthopaedic Directorate provides the following additional services:

Orthopaedics

Research and Development

Therapies

Hand Therapy

 

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